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The 3rd Chinese Peacekeeping Military Utility Helicopter Unit to UNISFA successfully completed the mission by transporting 79 UN personnel and delivering 6.5 tons of supplies to the remaining UN military personnel in Sudan.
On a fine and clear day in early summer, Ma Yinghao, a military working dog handler assigned to a guard and service company of a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army, was preparing for a parachuting exercise together with Xiaoluo, his military working dog, on a training ground in eastern Anhui Province.
Recently, a reply letter from Chinese President Xi Jinping to Bangladeshi child Alifa Chin, whose mother suffered severe heart problems in labor and was saved by military doctors sent by the visiting "Peace Ark" in 2010, drew attention to the Chinese hospital ship.
Zhou is a nurse of the 10th team of peacekeepers taking part in the UN mission in Mali, a country that has recently experienced instability and armed conflict.
At this point, the sea and air relay rescue spanning more than 100 nautical miles for nearly 20 hours successfully completed. The submarine, boat, frigate, helicopter, and ambulance have built a life passage for Dong between sea and air.
The first carrier-based aviation unit of the PLA Navy was officially established on May 10, 2013, marking a new stage for the development of aircraft carrier combat effectiveness.
In war-torn Mali, Chinese young peacekeepers have remained positive and confident, shining in their various roles to safeguard peace and bring health to this land.
Like hundreds of Chinese citizens trying to escape the fierce fighting in Sudan, Zhang Yang and his co-workers resorted to one simple means of protection — the national flag of China, which proved more than effective.
Gao Guanghui, a recruit who had just joined the army for 7 months, was shocked when he walked into the honor room of the border defense regiment in Khunjerab, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
The Chinese personnel evacuation from Sudan began on April 26 in the waters off the Red Sea, which marked the third overseas evacuation operation conducted by the PLA Navy after the ones from Libya in 2011 and Yemen in 2015 respectively.
Bearing 678 evacuees from Sudan across the Red Sea, two silver-grey Chinese navy vessels, with Chinese national flags fluttering and their pennants waving, slowly entered the port of Jeddah in western Saudi Arabia at around 10:00 a.m. local time (0700 GMT) on a sunny Thursday.
Historical materials were donated to a Chinese memorial hall as new evidence of war crimes related to the 1937 Nanjing Massacre perpetrated by the invading Japanese troops.
Over the past 27 years, Wang weaved his life closely with the death certificates for 84 martyrs who died during the Taiyuan Campaign (part of the War of Liberation) between Oct 5, 1948 and April 24, 1949.
Over 3,200 students and teachers from two high schools in Guyuan city, Ningxia Hui autonomous region, spent 16 hours on Saturday hiking to honor the memory of the nation's revolutionary martyrs ahead of Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day, which falls on Wednesday this year.
Wang Chen, a native of Qingdao, Shandong Province, is a pilot cadet at the PLA Air Force Xi'an Flying College. She was enlisted by the air force as a female pilot cadet at the age of 17, flew the advanced jet trainer at the age of 20, and transited to the heavy fighter jet at the age of 23.
The Air Force said the five female flight students, who are currently in the middle of training for heavy-duty combat aircraft, recently carried out their first solo flights in the J-11 fighter jet.
Liu Yuxi, a veteran who has devoted his life to serving others, passed away in a hospital in Huzhou, Zhejiang province at the age of 94 on Tuesday and his last wish — donating his body to medical research — has been fulfilled by his family, Chinanews.com reported on Wednesday.
A female militia group based in Haiyangdao town in Dalian, Liaoning province, was designated as a March 8 Red Flag Group recently by the All-China Women's Federation.
Chen Weiwei is a chief physician in the Research Institute of Infectious Diseases Department of the Fifth Medical Center of the People's Liberation Army General Hospital and deputy to the 14th National People's Congress (NPC).
In addition to the famous Chinese female basketball player and coach in the Military Sports Training Center under the Training and Administration Department of China's Central Military Commission (CMC), Miao Lijie has a new title in 2023, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).
"If you are a drop of water, do you nourish an inch of land? If you are a ray of sunlight, do you light up a bit of darkness? If you are the smallest screw, will you always stick to your position in life…" This is a paragraph in a diary written by Lei Feng on June 7, 1958. On March 5, 1963, Chairman Mao Zedong's inscription of "Learn from Comrade Lei Feng" was issued for the martyr.
Lieutenant Commander Zhu Yuemeng, a political instructor on the Liaoning, told reporters at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday morning before the opening meeting of the first session of the 14th National People's Congress that crew members from 18 ethnic minorities and from across the country are working on board the gigantic ship.
Chen Jinlan is a captain of both Y-20 and Y-9, which are military transport aircraft capable of performing military tasks under all weather conditions. She has accumulated over 7,000 flight hours on six models of aircraft safe and sound. She is capable of undertaking both tactical and strategic power projection missions, and more importantly, she is an instructor competent at all courses.
Xu Fengcan, a female Z-20 helicopter pilot assigned to an air assault brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army, was elected as a deputy of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the People’s Armed Police (PAP) Force delegation to the NPC for the first time.
"There is blood from my 13 comrades flowing in my daughter's body," Xu said. He presented the pennant to the soldiers to express his gratitude.
As Chen Jiale has said, with the continuous promotion of live-fire training in recent years, a number of young pilots of the brigade have participated in the exercises and drills in a regular manner, with their ability constantly improved and their vision broadened by challenging themselves time after time.
The three astronauts of Shenzhou XIV mission, who played a key role in completing the Tiangong space station, shared their experiences and feelings with the public on Friday in the first news conference after their six-month orbital journey.
Chinese peacekeepers have successfully completed all tasks assigned by the UNIFIL, serving to fulfill peacekeeping missions, passing on peace and friendship, and winning high acclaim from the UNIFIL headquarters, the Lebanese government and the local people.
Trauma still lingers for Panamanians like Ayola whose families died during the invasion, though the National Mourning Day, which was established last March and falls on Dec. 20 each year, offered a welcome occasion to mourn the loss of hundreds of lives.
"Although I am not a service member, I am very proud to make my share of contributions to the cause of national defense. I also hope that more veterans can impart their military skills acquired during service to more young people and improve their national defense awareness," Li said.
The team medics carried out emergency treatment on the spot for the comatose driver seriously injured. After putting on an oxygen mask for the driver, the soldiers pried open the deformed truck head with the rescue equipment and carefully lifted the injured out of the cab. Then the medics fixed his injured leg to avoid further injury.
The PLA Daily invited well-known experts, scholars and authoritative media in China to jointly select the top 10 international military news of 2022, which are listed in the order of vote numbers as follows.
the Chinese vessels did not invite technicians from the ship manufacturer to come for onboard support during the exercise. According to Zhao Yingming, the deputy commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer CNS Jinan, sufficient onboard technical talents could guarantee the solutions to almost all the technical problems encountered.
Zhang Fuqing, a former combat hero who made meritorious achievements during the War of Liberation (1946-49) and received China's highest State honor, died on Tuesday night, Xinhua News Agency reported.
"Every soldier in our company has great courage and determination to fulfill his tasks 100 percent, no matter how difficult they are. That's the glorious tradition that has been inherited generation by generation."
Ke Changshui retired last month after serving in Red Company One for 16 years. During a service career that will affect his whole life, one of the 35-year-old's most memorable experiences was his peacekeeping trip to South Sudan in Africa, where he fully lived up to his responsibilities as a Chinese soldier to uphold world peace.
Yang Xiaopin, a technician assigned to a UAV company of a brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army, recently completed an actual flight mission in strong wind with a new type of UAV, and obtained important flight data.
Recently, a regiment under the PLA Xinjiang Military Command has been equipped with the new integrated individual system, which includes new-type helmet, multi-function night vision goggles, portable computer, individual load carrier, assault rucksack and others. With a variety of equipment included, the system can help service members adapt to different regions and environments and meet the needs of diversified military tasks.
Although having left the army, their inherent quality of being a soldier has never changed. Millions of veterans continue to make extraordinary contributions to the nation in their new vocations.
After serving as a backup crew member for 24 years, Chinese taikonaut Deng Qingming's dream is finally coming true – he will perform his first space mission onboard the Shenzhou XV spaceship along with two other astronauts on Tuesday.